Computing


Shopping for devices at BETT? The great device debate

What’s the best computer device for education? What should we buy? Questions we often get asked at London CLC and considering the money schools invest in technology there isn’t a simple answer to this question, and your expectations for how the technology will impact in School should be high. Before you start making a decision […]

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‘Life in Likes’ a report from the Children’s Commissioner

  ‘Life in Likes’ report which was released yesterday (4 Jan) from the Children’s Commissioner provides a fascinating research based window onto the impact social media use is having on the daily life of 8-12 year olds. The report is welcome and interestingly confirms what we at London CLC, many schools and some parents are […]

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ScratchMaths: a great resource for improving mathematical thinking through programming

  This autumn UCL released their full curriculum of year 5-6 teaching materials which use Scratch to teach maths. It’s called ScratchMaths, and we think it’s brilliant.   At London CLC we’ve been teaching with Scratch for many years and in that time have taken inspiration from a wide range of different lesson plans and […]

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‘Lära ut’ and ‘Lära sig’: Learning from European educators in our Erasmus KA2 project

  It had taken a year of planning, numerous Skype meetings and collaborative application form writing, but we had finally arrived in Norrkoping, Sweden to meet educators from Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and the Netherlands. Co-think is an Erasmus + KA2 project exploring inclusive practices in teaching  computational thinking to primary school children. As part of […]

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Primary Computing Conference – December 2017

London CLC is offering an exciting line up of speakers, workshops and a chance to bring yourself up to date on the latest developments in the computing curriculum on 7 December. There is plenty for EYFS as well as KS1 and 2 colleagues and inspiration for embedding computing across the curriculum. You will be able […]

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Calling all Computing subject leaders – a development programme for you!

  How do you influence the development of Computing as a subject within your school? Would you like to support colleagues more effectively and enable them to provide exciting and stimulating lessons that match pupils’ needs? Does it feel as if you are sometimes deflected from your curriculum focus by dealing with a range of […]

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iOS 11 – 5 great features coming to iPad for education

If you use iPads in school, it is likely you will shortly be able to update to Apple’s latest version of their mobile operating system, iOS 11. This comes with a swathe of new features, but what will make a difference in the classroom? Read our countdown…   p 5th Place – Screen Recording, on […]

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